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Period film: Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

After her husband passes away, 70-year-old Laura Henderson (Judi Dench) decides that it’s time to find some hobbies to keep herself occupied. Ever the eccentric, when a friend tells her to “buy things,” she buys an old theater instead of jewelery or clothes. 502 more words

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Period film: Jersey Boys (2014)

My favorite journalism professor from my undergraduate years always told his classes, “Every great story has a Detroit connection.” This is true of the tale of Frankie Valli’s rise to fame, which has now been chronicled on the big screen in… 394 more words



Belle is a beautiful period piece with a message and emotion. I might add that it is directed by a woman, Amma Asante, which I think attributes to why it’s so good. 463 more words


'Lest We Forgot'

‘For the Forgotten’

If you have been following the process of my latest film, you would know that at time of writing my first post about it, I was at the end of the pre production process and ready to film. 804 more words

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Review: The Immigrant (2014, Gray)

IMDB summary: In 1921, unfortunate circumstances drive newly arrived immigrant Ewa (Marion Cotillard) into a life of prostitution, and a complex, volatile relationship with two men – her conflicted pimp and his romantic cousin. 1,201 more words

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Period film: The Awakening (2011)

Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) is famous throughout England for her skepticism. For a living she exposes scams, debunks hoaxes and generally shoots down anything remotely paranormal by finding evidence that it’s all the work of con artists. 552 more words

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